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Unable to start SNMP in RHEL5 64-bit

I have installed net-snmp, net-snmp-utils and net-snmp-devel in my 64-bit Centos5 using yum. The following are the packages I've installed: net-snmp-devel-5.3.2.2-14.el5_7.1 ...
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Install/Update a package on RHEL5 from CentOSPlus repo with same package existing in RHN

I'm trying to install postfix with MySQL on RHEL5 but the repos from the rhnplugin are overriding it even if i have an exclude line in the rhnplugin.conf file My goal is to only use the CentOSPlus ...
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Creating more space for MySQL with new mount

I'm using a cloud CentOS 5 instance and I realized that I left the default partitioning in the beginning. Everything on / is mounted already on hda that is about 10GB. The other drive (sda) is about ...
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SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource or Device Busy

Have a Dell PowerEdge 2350 with dual nics built into the motherboard. eth0 works fine. Setting up an IP under eth1 results in the error: "SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource or Device Busy". I have two ...
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CentOS 5 - realtime patch

Where can I download precompiled CentOS 5 kernel including realtime patch? Or I need to compile it myself (if yes, how to do that)?
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How to chroot Apache on CentOS?

I have been advised by a sysadmin, to run Apache in a chroot jail, in order to prevent that an attacker could take control of server. So my question is: What is the best method to chroot ...
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CentOS 5.5 remote kickstart installation stalls at “Starting install process.” How to debug?

I'm having a difficult time with a remote CentOS 5.5 kickstart installation on an HP ProLiant DL360 G6. This is in an environment where I maintain an internal CentOS yum repository. The kickstart ...
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Official online RPM package browser / search for CentOS

I am looking for something that resembles packages.debian.org Debian Package Browser only for CentOS 5 and/or RHEL 5 [Red Hat Enterprise Linux].
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Newer GLIBC for RHEL/CentOS 5.x

I have a situation where a group of developers is attempting to deploy a binary application to a series of RHEL 5.5 and CentOS 5.5 servers. Unfortunately, the application was developed on another ...
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How to specify the log file for memcached on RHEL / CentOS

I'm running memcached 1.4.5 on RHEL5.5. I installed this using yum which has installed the standard memcached script in /etc/init.d and the configuration file in /etc/sysconfig/memcached: ...
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Override DHCP hostname on RHEL5/CentOS/Amazon Linux

I'm running Amazon Linux (based on RHEL5) on EC2. I have my own domain name pointing to the instance's elastic IP. Amazon auto-assigns the instance a generic (and not visible on the Internet) ...
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How to create RPM for 32-bit arch from a 64-bit arch server?

Our production server is running CentOS5 64-bit arch. Because there are no RPM available currently for SQLite latest version (v3.7.3), I created RPM using rpmbuild the very first time by following ...
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What's the preferred way of upgrading CentOS 5.5 to use the latest stable release of gcc?

Seems that gcc on CentOS 5.5 is a few versions behind the latest, which has some optimizations that I would seriously welcome. What is the best practice for installing and upgrading gcc?
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What is the most appropriate place to place tomcat in a RHEL/Centos Environment

Developing a virtual machine that will be managed by IT Admins - where is the most appropriate or commonly accepted place to install the tomcat directory on a CentOS system?
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Can't ssh from Ubuntu to RHEL or CentOS

I am trying to setup publickey based authenitcation for 2 different boxes. One RHEL another on e is CentOS. I am having same issue with both where ssh fails and falls back to password based ...
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How to diagnose causes of oom-killer killing processes

I have a small virtual private server running CentOS and www/mail/db, which has recently had a couple of incidents where the web server and ssh became unresponsive. Looking at the logs, I saw that ...
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How can I check from the command line if a reboot is required on RHEL or CentOS?

I'm using CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux on a few machines without the GUI. How can I check if recently installed updates require a reboot? In Ubuntu, I'm used to checking if ...
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What does this Linux command do?

I have by a mistake written this command on a CentOS server xargs rpm -e|rpm -qa|grep test11 where I meant rpm -qa|grep test11|xargs rpm -e which should uninstall all packages matching "test11". ...
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How do you “fix” a faulty path in device-mapper-multipath

I have a multipath config that was working but now shows a "faulty" path: [root@nas ~]# multipath -ll sdd: checker msg is "readsector0 checker reports path is down" mpath1 ...
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How to Update Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 using CentOS Repos

I don't have a subscription for RHEL anymore and I want to update my server. Can anyone tell me How to Update Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 using CentOS Repos ?
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Is is possible to move to a CentOS PAE kernel after installing more RAM

I'm creating new virtual Linux servers on ESXi hosts. The existing systems are 32-bit RHEL with 4GB RAM. I am planning to create the new servers with 4GB RAM and run 32-bit CentOS 5. If I want to add ...
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Enable ssh for CentOS system bound to Active Directory?

I have a CentOS 5.4 system successfully bound to Active Directory. "net ads testjoin" says it's OK. I can run "id username" for AD users and see their accounts. However, I cannot log in remotely ...
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crashed centos server

We had a generator failure, a centos 5.x x64 server went down, when it came up, no booty booty... I tried booted to rescue mode, it would mount the LVM volume, no errors. But the chroot always ...
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Cannot get official CentOS 5.4 BIND package to start

Yesterday I installed CentOS 5.4 on one of my servers, and it appears that the official BIND/named package has trouble starting for reasons I cannot deduce. Here is what happens: [root@hal ...
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Change EXT3 stride and stripe-width settings post-install on CentOS 5.3

Is there a way to change the stride and stripe-width options on an ext3 file system under CentOS/RHEL 5.3? There's no way to specify it via anaconda during installation that I saw, and while I see ...
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Managing network interfaces on RHEL/CentOS with GUI + scripting (system-config-network)

We have two load balanced CentOS 5.3 webservers that handle a decent number (~20) of individualized shopping websites. The end result being that we have to have a separate secure site per product, ...
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Help upgrading RHEL 5.1 to CentOS 5.1

I'm trying to follow the steps from the MigrationGuide (modified to reflect the fact I'm dealing with non-current versions) to migrate from RHEL 5.1 to CentOS 5.1. I used the following commands: # ...
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Python 3.0 RPMs for CentOS 5 (RHEL 5)

Where is the best repository you use to obtain RPMs for Python 3.0 which are well maintained?